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Foreign Relations - Taiwan


Please note: A call number beginning with "R" denotes a reference book.

Anderson, Walter N. Overcoming Uncertainty: U. S. - China Relations in the 21st Century.. Colorado Springs, CO, USAF Institute for National Security Studies, 1999. 70 p.(INSS occasional paper. Regional security series, No. 29)
Also available online at:
Book call no.: 327.73051 A552o

Austin, Greg, ed. Missile Diplomacy and Taiwan's Future: Innovations in Politics and Military Power. Canberra, Australia, Australian National University, 1997. 292 p.
Book call no.: 327.51051249 M678

Bitzinger, Richard and Gill, Bates. Gearing Up for High-Tech Warfare?: Chinese and Taiwan Defense Modernization and Implications for Military Confrontations across the Taiwan Strait, 1995-2005.. Washington, DC, Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments, 1996. 47 p.
Book call no.: 355.033051 B624g

Chao, Linda and Myers, Ramon H. The First Chinese Democracy: The Political Life in the Republic of China on Taiwan. Baltimore, MD, Johns Hopkins University Press, 1998. 372 p.
Book call no.: 320.95124 C461f

Copper, John Franklin. Taiwan: Nation-State or Province?. 3rd ed. Boulder, CO, Westview Press, 1999. 234 p.
Book call no.: 951.249 C785t 1999

Denoon, David. Strategic Competition Between China, Taiwan, and Japan. Cambridge, MA, Massachusetts Institute of Techonology, Center for International Studies, 1997. 2 p.
Book call no.: 330.951 D413s

Garver, John W. Face Off: China, the United States, and Taiwan's Democratization. Seattle, University of Washington Press, 1997. 193 p.
Book call no.: 327.51073 G244f

Sheng, Lijun. The Evolution of China's Perception of Taiwan. Canberra, Australia, Strategic and Defence Centre, 1998. 15 p.
Book call no.: 327.51051249 L727e

Tsang, Steve Yui-Sang and Tien, Hung-mao. Democratization in Taiwan: Implications for China. New York, St. Martin's Press, 1999. 191 p.(St. Antony's series)
Book call no.: 320.951249 D383

United States. Congress. House. Committee on International Relations. Crisis in the Taiwan Strait : Implications for U.S. Foreign Policy. Hearing, 104th Congress, 2nd session. Washington, GPO, 1996. 104 p.
Book call no.: 327.73051 U582cb

White, Lynn T. Taiwan's China Problem: After a Decade or Two, Can There Be a Solution?. Washington, Johns Hopkins University, 1998. 41 p.(SAIS policy forum series, no. 6)
Also available online at:
Book call no.: 327.51051249 W585t


Kuo, Hsin-yi. A Study of the Chinese Relationship across the Taiwan Strait. Monterey, CA, Naval Postgraduate School, 1997. 59 p.
Doc. call no.: M-U 42525 K962s

Pollack, Jonathan D. China's Taiwan Strategy: A Point of No Return?. Santa Monica, CA, Rand, 1997. 6 p.
Reprinted by permission from the China Journal, Issue 36, July 1996.
Doc. call no.: M-U 30352-73 no.618


Bi, Jianxiang. Managing Taiwan Operations in the Twenty-First Century. Naval War College Review 52:30-58 Autumn 1999.

Bodansky, Yossef. PRC (People's Republic of China) Formulates a New Military Strategy for Taiwan. Defense & Foreign Affairs Strategic Policy 25:7-9+ September 1997.

Boyne, Sean. In the Mouth of the Tiger: Taiwanese Forces on Kinmen. Jane's Intelligence Review 9:223-226 May 1997.

Bristow, Damon. Cyber-Warfare Rages across Taiwan Strait. Jane's Intelligence Review 12:40-41 February 2000.

Cai, Kevin G. Negotiating with Beijing: What Should Taipei and a Third Party Know? East Asia: An International Quarterly 17:81-110 Summer 1999.
Examines the PRC's dialectial negotiation process.

Chai, Winberg, editor. Relations Between the Chinese Mainland and Taiwan: Overview and Chronology. Asian Affairs: An American Review 26:59-76 Summer 1999.

China Firm on Taiwan Issue. Beijing Review 43:4 March 6, 2000.

Ching, Frank. A Reunified, Democratic China. Far Eastern Economic Review 163:30 January 13, 2000.

Chu, Yun-han. The Challenge of the 1997 Hong Kong Handover for Taiwan. Pacific Affairs 72:553-570 Winter 1999/2000.

Connauhton, Richard. Rumbles from the East: Risks and Threats in East Asia. Jane's Intelligence Review 10:30-35 February 1998.

Crowell, Todd and Hsieh, David. Tough Talk in China. Asiaweek 24:18-19 October 30, 1998.
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Daly, Mark. Democracy Is Taiwan's Best Shield Against China's Threat: The Delicate Regional Status Quo Suffers Late Assault. Jane's International Defense Review 32:24-29 April 1999.

Erickson, Jim. Showdown over Sovereignty. Asiaweek 23:20-22 November 21, 1997.
Also available online at:

A Firm Handshake Makes History. Beijing Review 41:11-14 November 23-29, 1998.

Forney, Matt. One of Ours: China Softens Chiang Kai-shek's Image to Hit Taiwan. Far Eastern Economic Review 160:28 September 18, 1997.

Freeman, Charles W., Jr. Preventing War in the Taiwan Strait. Foreign Affairs 77:6-11 July-August 1998.

Gill, Bates and O'Hanlon, Michael. China's Military, Take 3. National Interest No. 58:117-119 Winter 1999/2000.
Response to Fall 1999 National Interest article "China's Military: A Second Opinion".

Gilley, Bruce. Operation Mind Games. Far Eastern Economic Review 161:31-32 May 28, 1998.

Hsieh, John Fuh-sheng. Comparing the Making of the ROC's Mainland Policy and the PRC's Taiwan Policy. Issues & Studies 34:74-94 September 1998.

Hsiung, James C. The U.S. "All-Out Engagement" China Policy and Its Implications for Beijing and Taipei. Asian Affairs, an American Review 26:26-36 Spring 1999.

Hu, Weixing. The Taiwan Strait and Asian Pacific Security. Journal of East Asian Affairs 11:149-182 Winter-Spring 1997.

Jiang: No Independence for Taiwan. Beijing Review 43:4 April 3, 2000.

Karniol, Robert. Negotiation Between Equals? A Policy Shift in Taiwan Aims to Readdress the Province's Cross-Strait Relations with Mainland China. Jane's Defence Weekly 32:21 August 4, 1999.

Lawrence, Susan V. Breathing Space. Far Eastern Economic Review 163:16-18 June 1, 2000.
China eases its rhetoric on Taiwan.

Lawrence, Susan V. and Baum, Julian. Jaw Jaw, Else War War. Far Eastern Economic Review 163:20-22 March 2, 2000.
New twists to China-Taiwan ties.

Lee, Teng-hui. Understanding Taiwan. Foreign Affairs 78:9-14 November-December 1999.

Leng, Tse-Kang. Dynamics of Taiwan-Mainland China Economic Relations: The Role of Private Firms. Asian Survey 38:494-509 May 1998.

Leng, Tse-Kang. A Political Analysis of Taiwan's Economic Dependence on Mainland China. Issues & Studies 34:132-154 August 1998.

Lilley, James and Ford, Carl. China's Military: A Second Opinion. National Interest No.57:71-77 Fall 1999.
Response to Summer 1999 National Interest article "China's Hollow Military".

Lo, Carlos Wing-Hung. Political Liberalization in the People's Republic of China: Its Linkage to the Mainland-Taiwan Reunification. East Asia: An International Quarterly 17:78-110 Winter 1999.

Luo, Qi. Relations Between Mainland China and Taiwan: Coexistence of Economic Cooperation and Political Rivalry. Journal of East Asian Affairs 13:484-513 Fall-Winter 1999.

Mainland Will Not Tolerate Taiwan Independence. Beijing Review 43:4 February 7, 2000.
Discusses the "One-China Principle".

Manning, Robert A. and Montaperto, Ronald N. The People's Republic and Taiwan: Time for a New Cross-Strait Bargain. Strategic Forum No.103:1-4 February 1997.

New Leverage: Handover Adds Twist to Beijing-Taipei Diplomatic Wrangle. Far Eastern Economic Review 160:21 June 26, 1997.

"One China", Basis for Reunification. Beijing Review 43:7 January 10, 2000.
Zemin's reaffirmation of the one China principle.

Premier Zhu Rongji Meets the Press. Beijing Review 43:6-12 March 27, 2000.

Prina, L. Edgar. Heritage Analyst (Richard D. Fisher Jr.) Warns Against New Tilt to Beijing. Sea Power 41:47-48 June 1998.

Relations Between the Chinese Mainland and Taiwan: Documents. Asian Affairs: An American Review 26:entire issue Summer 1999.
Includes nine documents dealing with Taiwan covering the period 1993-1999

Rigger, Shelley. Taiwan: Finding Opportunity in Crisis. Current History 98:286-290 September 1999.

Roos, John G. The Cutting Edge: A Beijing-Taipei Showdown Would Pit Quantity vs. Quality. Armed Forces Journal International 137:13 May 2000.

Roy, Denny. Tensions in the Taiwan Strait. Survival 42:76-96 Spring 2000.

Scobell, Andrew. Taiwan as Macedonia? Strait Tensions as a Syndrome. Studies in Conflict and Terrorism 21:181-216 April-June 1998.

Sheng, Lijun. China Eyes Taiwan: Why Is a Breakthrough So Difficult? Journal of Strategic Studies 21:65-78 March 1998.

Sicherman, Harvey. China's Three Ifs. Officer 76:34-35 April 2000.

Tucker, Nancy Bernkopf. China-Taiwan: US Debates and Policy Choices. Survival 40:150-167 Winter 1998-1999.

Tung, Chen-Yuan. Trilateral Economic Relations among Taiwan, China, and the United States. Asian Affairs, an American Review 25:220-235 Winter 1999.

Yu, Peter Kien-hong. The Choppy Taiwan Strait: Changing Political and Military Issues. Korean Journal of Defense Analysis 11:39-66 Summer 1999.

Yu, Peter Kien-hong. Fresh Options Needed to Calm the Strait. Jane's Intelligence Review 11:28-33 May 1999.

Yu, Peter Kien-hong. Taking Taiwan: How Would China Set About Recovering the Republic? Jane's Intelligence Review 10:29-33 September 1998.

Yu, Taifa. Relations Between Taiwan and China after the Missile Crisis: Toward Reconciliation? Pacific Affairs 72:39-55 Spring 1999.

Yu, Taifa. Taiwanese Democracy under Threat: Impact and Limit of China's Military Coercion. Pacific Affairs 70:7-36 Spring 1997.

Yuan, I. Cooperation and Conflict: The Offense-Defense Balance in Cross-Strait Relations. Issues & Studies 33:1-20 February 1997.

Zhao, Suisheng. Military Coercion and Peaceful Offence: Beijing's Strategy of National Reunification with Taiwan. Pacific Affairs 72:495-512 Winter 1999/2000.

Foreign Relations - Tibet


Please note: A call number beginning with "R" denotes a reference book.

Barnett, Robert. Cutting Off the Serpent's Head: Tightening Control in Tibet, 1994-1995, researched by members of the Tibet Information Network. New York, Human Rights Watch, 1996. 192 p.
Book call no.: 323.490515 C991

Goldstein, Melvyn C. The Snow Lion and the Dragon: China, Tibet, and the Dalai Lama. Berkeley, University of California Press, 1997. 152 p.
Book call no.: 951.505 G624s

Knaus, John Kenneth. Orphans of the Cold War: America and the Tibetan Struggle for Survival. New York, Public Affairs, 1999. 398 p.
Book call no.: 951.505 K67o

Smith, Warren W., Jr. Tibetan Nation: A History of Tibetan Nationaliam and Sino-Tibetan Relations. Boulder, CO, Westview Press, 1996. 732 p.
Book call no.: 951.5 S657t


Goldstein, Melvyn C. The Dalai Lama's Dilemma. Foreign Affairs 77:83-97 January-February 1998.

Grunfeld, A. Tom. The Question of Tibet. Current History 98:291-295 September 1999.

Gyari, Lodi Gyaltsen. Don't Shut Out the Dalai Lama. Far Eastern Economic Review 163:28 January 20, 2000.

Hessler, Peter. Tibet through Chinese Eyes. Atlantic Monthly 283:56-66 February 1999.
Also available online at:

Kuo, Joseph Yu. The True Situation in Tibet: Dispelling the Myths and Falsehoods and Reaffirming China's Excellent Record. Beijing Review 41:20-25 January 12-18, 1998.

Norbu, Dawa. Tibet in Sino-Indian Relations: The Centrality of Marginality. Asian Survey 37:1078-1095 November 1997.

Sautman, Barry. The Tibet Issue in Post-Summit Sino-American Relations. Pacific Affairs 72:7-21 Spring 1999.

Sheler, Jeffrey L. A Bold Trek to Freedom. U.S. News & World Report 128:35 January 17, 2000.
Short article mentioning the defection of the 17th Karmapa to India.

Xu, Guangqiu. The United States and the Tibet Issue. Asian Survey 37:1062-1077 November 1997.

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